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Holidays With The Family And The Lone Vegan

Most people experience some amount of anxiety when coming home for the holidays, whether it’s because you’re bringing home a significant other to meet the folks for the first time or you may not be on the best terms with a family member. Most people typically don’t think “dietary issues” would make a family gathering stressful, but for vegans this is often times the case. Having to explain to family…

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Cooking/ Recipes

Peter’s Vegan Pepparkakor (Swedish Gingerbread Cookies)

Vegan Peter’s Pepparkakor (Swedish Gingerbread Cookies)

The holidays are here, and it’s time for Peter to dust off his Swedish cookbook and make pepparkakor, a traditional Swedish ginger cookie. Peter has fond memories of his mom making home-made pepparkakor as a child, and now he’s instilling those memories in our boys. Every year he collects all of the ingredients together, with a quick run to IKEA for any missing items, and then he creates a massive…

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Events/ General/ Products

2012 Top 10 Compassionate Gifts + Exclusive Discounts

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General/ Veganism

If Not Now, When?

  Around the first of the year, people kept asking me if I made any New Years resolutions.  My answer was always the same: “Anything that is that important to me, I will start right away.” I remember as a kid, the first time I heard someone say, “Mother’s day is everyday.”  I was in elementary school and it made such an impression on me.  Why do we just honor…

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